A 25-year-old female asked:
had a very small piece of filling fall off during flossing. no pain or holes i can see/feel on tooth. don't know when i can see the dentist. ?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Joe Armel answered
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Probably not serious: Probably not serious but it's recommended you see your DDS when convenient- Keep it clean!
Answered on Aug 4, 2017
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Den-temp: Buy dent-temp to fill the area until you see a dentist.
Answered on Aug 29, 2018
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Wait to see DDS: If you discover you have broken or chipped filling, it is necessary to get the filling replaced to ensure the long-term health of your tooth. If there is no pain, keep the area clean and see DDS.
Answered on Nov 9, 2015
Dr. Arnold Malerman answered
52 years experience Orthodontics
See Dentist: The best plan is to repair the damage before infection sets in. The longer you wait, the bigger the problem, the more extensive and expensive the repair. It is to your benefit to make the time to have your problem resolved.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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